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Year 8 Curriculum Information - Geography
Topics covered in the Autumn term
  • Biomes (Focus on Tropical Rainforests and/or Hot Deserts)
  • Population Change
Topics Covered in the Spring Term
  • Resource Management
  • Geographical Skills – data collection and presentation
Topics Covered in the Summer Term
  • Coasts
  • Economic Development
  • For each unit – a mid-unit test (e.g. key words, multiple choice, piece of extended writing)
  • For each unit – end of unit assessment (e.g. extended task or written test)
  • There will be an end of year exam (in June) covering aspects of topics studied in Year 8
Special Requirements/Equipment

Students will need an exercise book, calculator, ruler, black pen, green pen, pencil, glue and protractor, colouring pencils.

Home Learning

Home learning tasks will be set as per the home learning calendar for Year 8 and will include a variety of different tasks to strengthen and/or extend learning of key geographical concepts, examples and case studies

Reading List
  • Geog. 123 KS3 student books (OUP)
  • Horrible Geography series (scholastic Pub, ISBN-10: 140713518X)
  • Philip's Student Atlas 2ED (ISBN-10: 1849072825)
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